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ARCATA - The city of Arcata wants you to make Janes Creek, your valentine this year.

Saturday morning, Arcata’s Environmental Services, Humboldt Fish Action and HSU’s Natural Resource Club, will host the bi-annual clearing of invasive plants at Janes Creek. The creek is overrun with ivy and reed canary grass that create barriers and disrupt water flow.

Those barriers block the...

NORTHERN HUMBOLDT - Over two days, hundreds of third graders had a very special visit from the Mad River Rotary Club.

The Club hosts an annual valentines event that’s all about giving. They gift brand-new dictionaries to every 3rd grader from McKinleyville to Orick.

Mad River Rotary has been around for 25 years but prides itself in this tradition, that’s continued for...

EUREKA- Saturday is Valentine’s Day and North Coast residents spent the day searching for the perfect gifts.

Some local residents headed to Humboldt Chocolate in Eureka to get sweets for their significant other.

“There's something about getting a fancy box of chocolate that's special, maybe it's a nostalgic thing," said Nicole Nada, who lives in Arcata.

The owner of...

EUREKA- Contractors are making progress on a project designed to give a historic building in Old Town Eureka the upgrades it needs.

Crews with Pacific Builders are retrofitting and seismically upgrading the Carson Block Building.  Eureka City officials say these upgrades will increase safety for occupants and pedestrians.  Contractors are currently removing stucco from the walls and...

EUREKA - Eureka Police are searching for a man with a crowbar who robbed a gas station and assaulted an employee in Henderson Center.

Just before 5:30 Thursday evening officers were called to the Patriot Gas Station at Harris and F Streets. An employee had observed a man with a crowbar breaking into the outside cash drawer. When the employee tried to stop the suspect he was hit several...

BLUE LAKE - Thirteen schools throughout Northern Humboldt brought 21 of their most talent spellers to Blue Lake Elementary, Thursday, for chance to compete for the top spot in the regional spelling bee. 

"It always amazes me, because this is exciting in front of all of these parents here. But at school, for the school spelling bee, these kids went up in front of their entire class of...

FORTUNA- A Fortuna barber is in search of a new location.  His shop was destroyed in the Star Hotel Building fire in January, and now, he’s looking for a fresh start.

Fortuna native Shannon Kelly cut hair in Eureka for 10 years before opening Kelly’s Barbershop in Fortuna in 2012.

"I saw that it was available so I figured I wouldn't have to go to Eureka any more to cut hair and I...

ARCATA - Ten years and six million dollars later, construction of The Arcata Bay Crossing is now being celebrated.

Housing Humboldt along with Rural Communities Housing Development Corporation hosted a groundbreaking ceremony to thank it’s many partners and acknowledge how far the project has come.  The Arcata Bay Crossing will be the first permanent supportive housing development in...